Pharmacodynamics of Shatyadi churna in the management of Tamaka Shwasa
Dr. Aparna Singh, Dr. Kanhaiya Agrawal and OP Dadhich
The alarming rise in the prevalence of bronchial asthma can be accounted to factors such as atmospheric pollution, rapid environmental changes, adaptation of newer dietetic preparations and tremendous psychological stress. There are about 334 million patients suffering with bronchial asthma that is affecting almost all age groups of patients across the world. In India around 15-20 million people were affected with bronchial asthma. In Ayurveda, the success of treatment completely depends upon four factors, termed as Chikitsa Chatushpada among which drug is second important factor after physician. The revalidation of ancient Ayurvedic or traditional compound preparations which can optimize the functions of respiratory tract by reversing the inflammatory responses and provide strength to the system is important. Hence pharmacodynamic of Shatyadi Churna in the management of Shatyadi Churna was studied. Shatyadi Churna indicate the dominance of Katu, Tikta Rasa, Laghu, Tikshna Guna, Ushna Virya, Katu and Madhur Vipaka and Kapha Vatashamaka Karmathese drugs act on Pranavaha Srotas thereby pacifying the doshas and hence pacify the symptoms in Tamaka Shwasa.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Aparna Singh, Dr. Kanhaiya Agrawal, OP Dadhich. Pharmacodynamics of Shatyadi churna in the management of Tamaka Shwasa. Pharma Innovation 2018;7(6):516-518.